Category Archives: Tabletop gaming

Whatever Next?

One of the reasons I’ve been AWOL for a bit is that I’ve been writing a section for the new Kings of War (3rd edition). Yeah, I know. Weird. And no, I can’t do anything about the pre-measuring. You’re the … Continue reading

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Design Theory: To Pre-measure, Or Not Pre-measure…

…that is the question Shakespeare wrote so eloquently about. Well I’ve been talking to people, soliciting opinions (thanks Richard) and mostly mulling this one over since it blossomed into a big discussion in one of the comment threads. Because I … Continue reading

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Review: Titan Dragon – The Mother of All Dragons

Well it seemed like meanness to keep you in suspense, so here I am with a proper look in the box… The Titan Dragon is the largest of the (re-)releases of ex-Rackham miniatures from Legacy Miniatures via their exclusive distributor: … Continue reading

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A Warhammer Question

I have a quick little question for your ranting pleasure ;P Have Warhammer tournaments died? I know that GW now prefers the term “events”, but what about the real world? 10 or 15 years ago there was a thriving scene … Continue reading

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Mantic’s Corporation Figures

A couple of weeks ago I told you that the new Corporation figures were rather nice, and looked very like the concept pictures. Mantic’s Christmas present to those signed up for their newsletter was some photos of the troopers, and … Continue reading

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Warpath Corporation From Mantic

What’s that on your desk over there, Jake? Well, I just got back from Mantic Central and have managed to get my paws on some of the first of the Corporation figures for Warpath. Now I only got them on … Continue reading

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Foundry Christmas Open Day 2

The Saturday seemed a bit busier than the Friday and this all added to the fun. I’ll happily claim that it was because several people had come specially to play Tribes of Legend, (which was rather flattering), though it could … Continue reading

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Aeronautica Imperialis – Straggler Missions

Played some more Aeronautica at the weekend, and it was lots of fun. Bob came up with a simple scenario based on an event in WWII’s Pacific campaign. A lone, up-gunned Marauder bomber has to get the length of a … Continue reading

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Tribes Of Legend – Update

Well the time must be getting nearer as I’ve finally seen a printed copy of Tribes of Legend. The bulk of the run are still on the Slow Boat From China, but Hermes brought a copy by air for me … Continue reading

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Review: Aeronautical Imperialis – First Contact

Those daring young men in their flying machines. In space 🙂 Yes, I had a game of Games Workshop’s Aeronautica Imperialis. It was Bob’s fault, naturally. Like the Epic. He was kind enough to let me win though, shooting down … Continue reading

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